lawyers247 logo

Submit Some Information - Find out if you have a Case

Want Us to Call you ?

Want to Leader more About the law First ?

icon for site content information
contact us

Case Intake Forms

Pick Your Case Type - Answer a Few Questions - Find Out If You Have a Case

Schedule a Free Consultation


Prescription Errors: Holding Pharmacists Accountable in New York

Prescription errors can have serious consequences for patients, ranging from adverse reactions to life-threatening complications. When pharmacists make mistakes such as dispensing the wrong medication or dosage, it can lead to significant harm and legal implications. In New York, patients have legal recourse to hold pharmacists accountable for prescription errors. This blog explores the consequences of prescription errors, legal avenues for victims in New York, and the importance of seeking guidance from experienced personal injury […]

Continue Reading

Holding Manufacturers Accountable for Harmful Medications

Pharmaceutical medications have revolutionized healthcare by improving and saving countless lives. However, when medications cause harm, whether due to manufacturing defects, inadequate testing, or insufficient warnings, it is crucial to hold pharmaceutical manufacturers accountable. The repercussions of harmful medications can be devastating, resulting in serious health risks, irreversible injuries, and even loss of life. Holding manufacturers responsible not only provides justice for those affected but also sends a strong message that the health and safety […]

Continue Reading

Holding Pharmaceutical Companies Accountable

Pharmaceutical drugs have revolutionized modern medicine, providing critical treatments and improving the quality of life for countless individuals. However, the consequences can be devastating when these drugs cause harm, unexpected side effects, or fail to deliver the promised benefits.  In such cases, it becomes necessary to address the question of accountability. Personal injury cases involving pharmaceutical drugs fall under drug liability, which aims to hold pharmaceutical companies responsible for the injuries and damages caused by […]

Continue Reading

NYers: Were You Injured after Being Prescribed Amiodarone Off-Label?

Are prescription drugs becoming more dangerous? According to USA Today, 2022 saw the highest number of drug recalls in the past three years for human drug products – 1321. That’s more than 1300 drug products that the FDA determined were either violating laws or defective. This isn’t even counting drugs that cause serious problems but still haven’t been recalled. One of the most problematic of these is amiodarone. Amiodarone is a medication used to treat […]

Continue Reading

NY Prescription Drug Recall: What Are Your Options?

Prescription drugs, just like any other products, are sometimes recalled. It’s unfortunate, however, that in order for the state of New York or the Federal Drug Administration to recall these substances, some people have to be harmed by them. What are your options if hurt by a recalled prescription drug? You may have medical bills you need to cover. You may have lost the ability to work. Or you may simply be experiencing prolonged pain […]

Continue Reading

NY Defective Drugs: What If You’re a Victim?

When your doctor prescribes you a medication to try, most people trust that it will help them feel better and recover from what injuries, illnesses, or symptoms they are experiencing. It’s unfortunate that not all medications work as they’re supposed to. Sometimes, these medications can even be defective, leading to adverse reactions that can change your life and health at the drop of a hat. In these cases, drug manufacturers may be obligated to compensate […]

Continue Reading

New York Pharmacy Errors: Why Do They Happen?

Imagine you go for a refill of your anxiety medication. You know that pills are usually white, so it’s odd when your pharmacist instead gives you pills that are blue. Being a layman, though, you don’t question it. You make the rational assumption that the pharmacist – as an experienced professional – knows what they’re doing. However, after using it you experience no benefit. You turn to your doctor, who tells you that you’ve been […]

Continue Reading

Pharmacy Injuries: How a New York Pharmacist Can Be Negligent

Dispensing medication is a complicated profession, and errors can have devastating effects. Yet a quiet epidemic unfolds in pharmacies in New York and around the country. Nearly every prescribed medicine on the market has a laundry list of side effects. Patients rely on their medications to survive, and in some cases missing a single dose could prove fatal. Alternatively, the wrong prescription could interact adversely with another medication the patient is taking, or result in […]

Continue Reading

Pharmacist Errors are a Form of Medical Malpractice in New York  

Did you know that up to 10% of all prescriptions are filed in error?   Patients don’t always see or understand what happens behind the counter at a pharmacy, but we trust the people behind the counter to bring us the prescriptions that were written by our doctor.   This makes sense. After all, pharmacists go to school for a number of years to understand what medicines and dosage you need in order to get […]

Continue Reading

How Opioid Injury Lawsuits Work in New York

Major manufacturers of opioids are facing class action suits across the country and here in New York. The claims say that several major manufacturers were negligent and deceptive in their marketing and distribution of opioids. Manufacturers knew the drugs were unsafe and misrepresented the risks. Among the claimants are the states of New Mexico and Michigan, as well as the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, as American Indians have disproportionately experienced many detrimental effects of […]

Continue Reading